Mangrove restoration in Madagascar

Madagascar, Majunga
Mangroves are an important piece of the ecosystem that offers much more than we can imagine. From being a great habitat for wildlife species, being great protection for coasts, and bringing an economical added value to the local population, it also is one of the greatest sources of carbon sequestration. The total area of mangrove forest in Madagascar covers about 20% of African mangroves and 2% of the world's mangroves. However, the mangrove forests of Bombetoka Bay suffered a 34% loss between 1990 and 2000 (Report on the state of mangroves in...Read more
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3877
mangroves planted
2481.28
tonnes of CO₂
absorbed during lifetime
400 ha
of degraded land to restore
4 million
mangroves to plant before 2027
crabs 🦀
as a food source
shrimp 🦐
as a food source
fish 🐟
as a food source
2
tree species
5 years
of close follow-up

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At Go Ocean, we don’t just restore ocean ecosystems. We engage in much more, such as ensuring sustainable support for local communities. We do so by using the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which serve as a blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and in the future. Depending on the region and the project, you’ll be supporting different SDGs.
1 No poverty
2 Zero hunger
12 Responsible consumption and production
13 Climate action
14 Life below water
17 Partnerships for the goals